TQO Is Tulum International Airport’s IATA Code | Airlines

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  • Tulum International has been allocated the IATA code TQO and the ICAO code MMTU, which will be used by airlines, air traffic controllers, and pilots for their operations.
  • The airport’s new codes were chosen as TUL and TLM were already in use for other airports in the United States and Algeria.
  • Tulum International has gained attention from domestic carriers Aeromexico and Viva Aerobus, who will offer flights to the new airport from December 1st. Mexicana de Aviación will also begin operations to Tulum in December.

Mexico’s newest international airport, Tulum International (which is set to be opened in December), has now been allocated an International Air Transport Association (IATA) code, which will identify it for future travelers.

What’s Tulum International’s new IATA code?

The Mexican army is currently building a new airport to serve the Yucatan peninsula and help ease the saturation levels at Cancun International. This new airport, Tulum International, is expected to open in December 2023. The first routes to and from this airport have already been announced by Aeromexico and Viva Aerobus.

Tulum International has received its new IATA code, which will be TQO, according to the airline association on its website. The airport’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) code will be MMTU.

Airlines will employ the TQO code and print it on their boarding passes, making it visible for future passengers. Meanwhile, air traffic controllers and pilots will mostly use the ICAO code spelled out (Mike, Mike, Tango, Uniform) for their operations.

Note: Do you want to know why airports are given three and four-letter codes? Check out this article!

Why could Tulum International not have TUL or TLM as its code?

Whenever a new airport is inaugurated, it is interesting to learn what the IATA code will be. We have examples of funny airport codes, such as OMG, LOL, YUM, PEE,…

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